Round-Robin- A simplistic load balancing approach. Traffic is sent to each node in series, one after the other, jumping back to the beginning of the list once the end is reached. (e.g., Node 1 → Node 2 → Node 3 → Repeat)

Load Balancing Tricks

The hosting world’s bread & butter solution for providing high availability and redundancy is load balancing. There are many different use cases for a Load Balancer (LB). It is important to know how to effectively manage your LB configuration so that it performs optimally in your environment. The proceeding article will review some of the common practices that, when adhered to, provide a smooth and seamless high availability website/application through the use of load balancing.